We noted last weekend that Benghazigate had finally broken through the first firewall and become “legitimated” by the MSM as a real scandal. The press has also been on top of the IRS/Tea Party outrages, for the most part, but now we’re learning that that scandal may run even deeper than reported. Political Wire picked up on a juicy quote from an interview Max Baucus gave to Bloomberg: “I have a hunch that a lot more is going to come out, frankly. It’s broader than the current focus.”
That’s Max Baucus, the retiring Democratic senator from Montana. It’s one thing when the press tastes blood (and Pulitzers) in the water. It’s quite another when party allies start dropping hints like these.
Second terms: where presidencies drown in scandal.
[Max Baucus photo courtesy of Getty Images]